An olive tree came up on Freecycle, when we got arrived there where actually two and about 2m tall including the pot, They only just fit in the van. For now they are an entrance feature.
Jamie has desided that it is summer and its bbq season, we have plenty of fallen branches, time to try to make charcoal.
These holes are now covered with soil, when we return we will see if we let it burn for the right amount of time before shutting the lid.
Many exciting things today.
First sowing of the year- this will be mustard as green manure in the brassica bed. It also meant the first outing for the rethink our watering strategies this year now that we watering can this year. Although we may have to rethink our watering strategy this year, now that we are actually on mains water.
These are the new raspberry shoots coming through. Looking vigorous which is good, they are one of only four survivors from the 30-odd canes we planted last winter. The others were got by rabbits/mice/badgers.
And we had to have leeks for tea.
Predicted full suns, started fogy but mainly hot and sunny. Cleared out the junk that made a ladder to the cellar and put the mushroom logs in.
Built a lean too glass protection, which meant getting to the glass in the cow sheds, so a bit of a tidy was in order.
A path was laid round the kale, as it been kept for seed, lead to the new roots bed getting created.
Changed the protectors on the coppice beech, hornbeam and maple using the removed ones on the unprotected willows
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